Federal officials are boosting efforts at national parks in southern Arizona to prevent what they say is a path of destruction left by illegal immigrants crossing from Mexico.Read More »
Tag Archives: Southern ArizonaFeed Subscription
Southern Arizona Democrats’ hopes to have former Rep. Daniel Patterson replaced by one of their own were dashed today when the Secretary of State said the legislative seat will be filled by an independent.Read More »
Former U.S. Senate hopeful David Crowe has officially switched races and will challenge U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva in the Democratic primary.
Crowe, a Tucson defense contractor, filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Jan. 12, according to FEC records. The same day, he told the Arizona Capitol Times that he wasn’t yet sure whether he would run against Grijalva in the new 3rd Congressional District or run for the seat recently vacated by U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Sen. Frank Antenori of Tucson today announced he is running for Congress to fill the vacancy created by the recent resignation of Congresswoman Gabriele Giffords.Read More »
Nathaniel E. Plumer, along with two business associates, was instrumental in getting the road built that would eventually be known as Speedway Boulevard.Read More »
Crews fighting a wildfire in southern Arizona fared well in setting controlled fires aimed at eliminating forest fuels between the blaze and an upscale neighborhood.Read More »
Sen. Gail Griffin, a Republican from Hereford, was forced to evacuate her home this week as the Monument Fire rages through the canyons of Southern Arizona.Read More »
The Bagdad Freeport-McMoRan copper mine dominates both the landscape and the town's collective psyche. Its fate determines whether the town is doing well or poorly. This is the quintessential company town — one where the company owns all the houses and businesses — and it exists expressly to serve the mine.Read More »
Pima County politicians have joked about the idea of political separation from more-conservative Maricopa County for decades. But the Legislature’s recent moves on topics including immigration caused some to stop laughing and form a political committee advocating that this county of more than 1 million people leave Arizona and create a new state.Read More »
Some Southern Arizonans are joining forces to push for the creation of a 51st state carved out of Pima County. The new state would be called Baja Arizona.Read More »